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Mar 19, 2013 5:30pm PDT
of impact is low, they say. but at present funding levels nasa believes it will take almost 20 years to identify them all. what would help is an infrared telescope. the government won't pay for one. but a former astronaut is looking to build the first ever privately funded deep space telescope. nasa is collaborating on the project, but the space agency said it needs more money to identify and develop ways to protect the planet. >> a good segment of the population thinks it's a matter of calling bruce willis. notwithstanding we don't have a shuttle anymore. >> reporter: hollywood's version is definitely a bit dramatic. but scientists say there is reason to be concerned. the meteor in russia was like a shot across the bow. stephanie gosk, nbc news, new york. >>> well, we have no choice but to move on. as our broadcast continues, the staggering impact of alzheimer's. one in three seniors will be stricken but there is a new device in the fight. >>> later, the price paid for one of the most iconic dresses ever worn by princess diana. >>> as we mentioned, there is news tonight on alzheimer
Mar 19, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. >>> and a nasa contractor is arrested after trying to flee the country. >>> have you heard of the pants? the high end yoga pants that have some women bent out of shape. why they are pulling them from store shelves. why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. >>> a company is rewarding its investors tonight. >> let's bring in scott budman. we photo shopping these results? >> these are the real thing. adobe investors are seeing real rewards. reporting quarterly earnings that blew past wall street estimates. people subscribing to products in the cloud. that is paying off for adobe. shares in stock jumping about 6%. >>> here are the stats, thought this was the best way to show affymax. it is a drug company whose one drug failed. 75% laid off today. the stock down to about $1 a share. it is a drug
Mar 12, 2013 5:00pm PDT
existed on mars. nasa made the discovery after looking through matter. the analysis found that this mixture contained clay and nearly every key chemical ingredient needed to support life. the discovery also means mars is able two preserve a record of its history. >>> a parking mess. the plan to expand a bay hot spot. we'll tell you what we're talking about just ahead. >>> plus cleaning up the bay area's biggest city. business owners decided to keep san jose beautiful. the story is today's bay area proud. >>> and black smoke. the first vote comes and goes without a pope. we're live from vatican city with the reaction. >>> and good afternoon. i'm jeff ranieri in the weather center. i know a lot of you basking in the sunshine today. still holding on to a 79 in walnut creek. we'll talking about 80s and the potential of record heat on wednesday coming up in just a few minutes. >>> take a look. just before noon our time today, we saw black smoke billowing from the chimney of the sistine chapel. >> a signal that after day one of the conclave, no pope has been selected. the doors
Mar 19, 2013 5:00pm PDT
with a kind of pacemaker for your brain. >>> and the new warning from nasa about something we right now can't do anything about. the asteroids they call city killers in the asteroid business. "nightly news" begins now. >>> good evening. an explosion lit up the desert in nevada. the kind of thing we see in a war zone. it is why they train there for deployment in war zones, but this was stateside training. something went wrong at the hawthorne army depot not far from the california border. in the end, seven american families got the worst possible news. seven u.s. marines killed in a mortar accident. others were wounded. the investigation obviously under way now into what went wrong. nbc's miguel almaguer is with us from the scene tonight. miguel, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. the hawthorne army depot has been used for decades to store ammunition and train special forces. tonight the u.s. military says it's unclear what went wrong here. today, a somber salute to the seven killed and seven injured just outside the gates of nevada's hawthorne army depot. late monday night the
Mar 20, 2013 4:00am PDT
the domestic use of unmanned aircraft. >>> the head of nasa has advice for those worried about impact from deep space. charles boulden was on capitol hill telling senators meteors like the one seen last month in russia are not uncommon and there's nothing we can do to stop them. >> if you detected even a small one like the one that detonated in russia, headed for new york city in three weeks, what would we do? >> the answer to you is if it's coming in three weeks, pray. >>> budget cuts at the pentagon will greatly impact u.s. efforts to seize illegal drug shipments at sea. the top u.s. commander in south america tells senators the number of ships at his disposal could go from six to possibly zero. >>> the supreme court will release same day audio next week following oral arguments over two same-sex marriage cases. the justices did the same on the president's health care law. and the bush v. gore case in 2000. >>> t.j. lane who fatally had shot three students at an ohio high school last year was sentenced to three life terms tuesday. the unrepentant 18-year-old wore a t-shirt with the word "kill
Mar 12, 2013 6:00pm PDT
once existed on mars. nasa scientists made the discovery after analyzing the first rock samples selected by the curiosity mars rover. it is a grayish green powder drilled. this mixture contained clay and nearly every key chemical ingredient for life. the discovery means mars can preserve a record that can be discovered by curiosity. >> but when we drilled into the deposit and found nice sediments and other things mentioned in the press conference this is evidence that there are conditions beneath the surface that we drilled into that could preserve organic matter. >> and much of this stems from our own backyard. nasa invited the public to watch today's big announcement. scientists help design some of the instruments. >>> vice president joe biden and jay z may have something in common. they are among the dozens of celebrities and politicians who have been hacked. a russian website has posted personal and financial information. it contained sensitive information. it included hillary clinton and first lady michelle obama as well as celebrities like beyonce. >>> big moves for the 49
Mar 20, 2013 7:00am PDT
fatally shot himself as the officers moved in. >>> the head of nasa warned congress tuesday that the u.s. would be helpless against a meteor like the one that injured more than 1,000 people in russia last month. >> if you detected even a small one, like the one that detonated in russia, headed for new york city in three weeks, what would we do? >> the answer to you is if it's coming in three weeks, pray. >> nasa says a current funding levels it would take almost 20 years to be able to identify all of the meteors large enough to devastate a city. >>> and now for a look at what is trending today our quick roundup of what has you talking online. tiger woods may have a new girlfriend but elin nordegren has him weight in the yacht size. billionaire chris klein's yacht is almost ten feet long than tig tiger's. he moored his right in front of tigers at an arena. >>> this viral video shows what happens when a bear really wants a ticket to ride. he slams into a train station ticket window which fortunately had iron bars for protection. experts say it was a crop of nuts and berries that caught b
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